WALT: Say what I am going to do with leisure phrases. WILF: To be able to recognise the future tense with “aller” (to go).
Listening “Qu’est-cequetu vas faire le weekend prochain?” Listen to each person saying what they are going to do. Who is speaking?
Look at the 12 phrases below, they are all expressions in the future tense. Copy each one in French and write the meaning in English. Je vais = I am going On va = we are going
The simplest way to form the future tense is to use the verb “aller” (to go) Je vais = I am going Tu vas = you are going Il va = he is going Elle va = she is going On va = we are going Nous allons = we are going Vousallez = you are going Ilsvont = they are going Ellesvont = they are going Plus an “infinitive”. This is the way a verb is written before any changes are made to it.
Here are some “infinitives”… Regarder = to watch Écouter = to listen Jouer = to play Voir = to see Lire = to read Manger = to eat Boire = to drink Acheter = to buy Faire = to do / to make
Combine a part of the verb “aller” with an infinitive to form the simple future tense. For example…. Je vais manger... = I am going to eat… Il vajouer… = he is going to play… Nous allonsacheter… = we are going to buy Ilsvontregarder le match = They are going to watch the match
Complete the following sentences with the correct part of “aller”, then translate into English. Je ____________ jouer au foot ce weekend. Elle ___________ lire unebandedessinée. Ils ____________ écouter de la radio. On ____________ manger au McDocesoir. Tu ____________ faire tes devoirs plus tard? Phillippe ___________ boireunetasse de thé. Mes parents ___________ acheterune nouvelle voiture. Mescopains et moi ____________ aller au cinema.
Complete the following sentences with the most suitable infinitive from the list then translate into English. Il va _________ un sandwich pour le déjeuner. Nous allons ____________ mes grand-parents le weekend. Je vais _____________ au tennis avec mon frère. Qu’est-cequetu vas __________ à la télé? Ilsvont ____________ du vin. Les élèvesvont _____________ le professeur. Monsieur Legrand va ___________ un journal. Mon pèreva__________ du jardinage. Regarder = to watch / Écouter = to listen / Jouer = to play / Voir = to see Lire = to read / Manger = to eat / Boire = to drink / Acheter = to buy / Faire = to do / to make
Extension 1: Translate these phrases into French… 1. I am going to watch a film. 2. We are going to play football. 3. He is going to buy a t-shirt. 4. My friends are going to eat at Mcdonalds. 5. Are you going to do your homework?
Extension 2: Find the following “infinitives” in French… To take To be To have To visit To finish And now translate the following phrases into English… He is going to take the bus. I am going to be a pilot. Are you going to finish your lunch? We are going to have a party. My cousins are going to visit.